North Forrest High School

693 Eatonville Rd,

Hattiesburg, MS, 39401-9708

Tel: (601)545-9304
Grades: 7-12

341 students

North Forrest High School serves 341 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
North Forrest High School operates within the Forrest County School District.
The school district's 31% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 341 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 341 students
North Forrest High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
North Forrest High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Forrest High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
North Forrest High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
3%
North Forrest High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
59%
50%
North Forrest High School Black (1989-2012)
White
33%
45%
North Forrest High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Forrest High School Sch Ethnicity North Forrest High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.63
North Forrest High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
64%
North Forrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
8%
North Forrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,389 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 31% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Forrest County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,389 2,366
Forrest County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 31% 62%
Forrest County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM n/a
Forrest County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $21 MM n/a
Forrest County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,298 $0
Forrest County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,897 $0
Forrest County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Blair Center Hattiesburg High School (6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Petal Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Forrest Attendance Center (0.1 miles away)
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